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Starbucks Brews Up Business In Colombia

2013-08-27 Starbucks Coffee Company announced that it will open its first cafe in Colombia next year, expanding the company's longstanding relationship with Lati...

Starbucks, Dannon Partner to Launch New Yogurt Products

2013-07-23 Starbucks Coffee Company, the world’s leading coffee retailer and roaster of specialty coffees, and Danone, global producer of fresh dairy products, a...

Looking for Sustainability Advice? The NRA Has It

2013-07-12 The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has unveiled a new report focused on sustainability best practices for the foodservice industry. ...

Starbucks and Chick-Fil-A Touch Down at Dayton Int'l

2013-07-09 Travelers at Dayton International Airport will soon discover a new Starbucks and Chick-fil-A before taking off on a flight.

Starbucks to Add Calorie Counts to Menuboards

2013-06-19 Starbucks Coffee Company announced it will include calorie information on menuboards at all company-operated and licensed U.S.

Starbucks Stays True to Message with Smoking Ban

2013-06-13 Starbucks made waves in late May when news broke that the brand would ban smoking in its outdoor seating areas and within 25 feet of its entrances.

FROM THE FLOOR: Howard Schultz's Balancing Act

2013-05-21 At the 94th annual National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, Starbucks Howard Schultz delivered a powerful message to the restaurant industry: ...

Starbucks Debuts First Non-U.S. Community Store

2013-05-13 Starbucks Coffee Company chairman, president, and CEO Howard Schultz inaugurated the first Starbucks community store outside of the United States in t...

Report Finds Starbucks is Top Quick Serve for Q1 2013

2013-04-22 Starbucks is the top quick service restaurant brand with $166 million of Impact Media Value according to General Sentiment’s Q1 2013 QSR MediaMatch.

Starbucks Recruits Sharon Rothstein as Global CMO

2013-03-19 Starbucks Coffee Company announced it has appointed Sharon Rothstein as global chief marketing officer.